Wild Columbia County

Hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing in northwest Oregon’s hidden jewel

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Check our maps and descriptions to find the best outdoor experience for you today

Wildlife guide

Simple guides to Columbia County’s mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates


Stories from the field as we explore every last inch of the county

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Do you ever see any frogs, salamanders, turtles, lizards, or snakes? Take a picture and then check out our iNaturalist herpetology project to see how to help track records of these creatures! If you like, more detailed information on submitting your photos can be found in the How to Enter Data post.

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Visit the Friends of Liberty Hill website or their Facebook page to learn about this unique meadow and what we can do to save it for our community.

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About Us

Jonathan grew up in St. Helens and has family in Yankton and Rainier. Matt grew up in Warren and currently lives in Scappoose. Jonathan’s wife Rosey and daughters Chhaya (less so) and Sophia (more so) join them on some of their adventures.

More About Us

Global Conservation

A few orgs doing God’s work:

Creative Conservation Alliance

A Rocha International

Health in Harmony

Lilok Farm

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